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Month: November 2014

Dawn Paley / Drug War Capitalism @ UBC, Vancouver (Nov 27)

Posted on November 21st, 2014 in Events

About the book: Though pillage, profit, and plunder have been a mainstay of war since precolonial times, there is little contemporary focus on the role of finance and economics in today’s “Drug Wars”—despite the fact that they boost US banks and fill prisons with poor people. They feed political campaigns, increase the arms trade, and […]

Dawn Paley / Drug War Capitalism @ Simon Fraser University, Vancouver (Nov 26)

Posted on November 21st, 2014 in Events

About the book: Though pillage, profit, and plunder have been a mainstay of war since precolonial times, there is little contemporary focus on the role of finance and economics in today’s “Drug Wars”—despite the fact that they boost US banks and fill prisons with poor people. They feed political campaigns, increase the arms trade, and […]

Dawn Paley / Drug War Capitalism @ 38 Blood Alley Square, Vancouver (Nov 25)

Posted on November 21st, 2014 in Events

About the book: Though pillage, profit, and plunder have been a mainstay of war since precolonial times, there is little contemporary focus on the role of finance and economics in today’s “Drug Wars”—despite the fact that they boost US banks and fill prisons with poor people. They feed political campaigns, increase the arms trade, and […]

Holiday Warehouse Sale @ AK Press, Oakland (Dec 13)

Posted on November 21st, 2014 in Events

It’s that time of year again! Our annual winter warehouse sale is coming up…just in time for whatever winter holidays you might celebrate. Or if you’re not into holidays, it’s just in time to get yourself some new books to curl up with. As per usual, EVERYTHING in the warehouse will be 25% off, and […]

AK Press @ Carrboro Anarchist Bookfair (Nov 22)

Posted on November 18th, 2014 in Events

AK Press will be tabling at the Carrboro Anarchist Bookfair. Come on by and check out our books! More information about the bookfair is available at http://carrboroanarchistbookfair.wordpress.com/

Drug War Capitalism is going on tour!

Posted on November 11th, 2014 in Happenings

Journalist Dawn Paley, author of the long-awaited Drug War Capitalism, will be starting her book tour pretty much the exact second the book comes back from the printer, and then continuing on the east coast next month. Her confirmed events (so far!) are listed below; we’ll keep this list up to date as details are […]

Dawn Paley / Drug War Capitalism @ Left Bank Books, Seattle (Nov 23)

Posted on November 7th, 2014 in Events

About the book: Though pillage, profit, and plunder have been a mainstay of war since precolonial times, there is little contemporary focus on the role of finance and economics in today’s “Drug Wars”—despite the fact that they boost US banks and fill prisons with poor people. They feed political campaigns, increase the arms trade, and […]

Dawn Paley / Drug War Capitalism @ Orca Books, Olympia (Nov 20)

Posted on November 7th, 2014 in Events

About the book: Though pillage, profit, and plunder have been a mainstay of war since precolonial times, there is little contemporary focus on the role of finance and economics in today’s “Drug Wars”—despite the fact that they boost US banks and fill prisons with poor people. They feed political campaigns, increase the arms trade, and […]

Dawn Paley / Drug War Capitalism @ Reading Frenzy, Portland (11/18)

Posted on November 7th, 2014 in Events

About the book: Though pillage, profit, and plunder have been a mainstay of war since precolonial times, there is little contemporary focus on the role of finance and economics in today’s “Drug Wars”—despite the fact that they boost US banks and fill prisons with poor people. They feed political campaigns, increase the arms trade, and […]

Dawn Paley / Drug War Capitalism @ Portland State University (Nov 17)

Posted on November 7th, 2014 in Events

About the book: Though pillage, profit, and plunder have been a mainstay of war since precolonial times, there is little contemporary focus on the role of finance and economics in today’s “Drug Wars”—despite the fact that they boost US banks and fill prisons with poor people. They feed political campaigns, increase the arms trade, and […]